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Federal Law Enforcement Warns Against Hackers Targeting Crypto Companies

Three agencies warned that North Korean-sponsored Lazarus Group and subsidiaries are targeting companies linked to blockchain technology and working with crypto and NFTs.

CISA, FBI Warn of Russian Threat to Satellite Networks

Organizations are asked to report incidents they might ordinarily consider inconsequential to the government.

FBI: Ransomware Attackers Have Code to Halt Critical Infrastructure

Monitoring remote access technology will be especially important for limiting the reach of malicious actors, allied cybersecurity agencies said in a report on trends they’ve observed over the last year in a booming ransomware industry.

FBI Officials Clarify What the Bureau Wants in Cyber Incident Reporting Bill

However the legislation is eventually passed, CISA plans to share reports with the FBI and other agencies, a Homeland Security official said.

U.S., Australian Law Enforcement Enter Into Partnership Against Cybercrimes

The U.S. and Australian government partnered under the CLOUD Act, which facilitates electronic communication and data sharing between nations to investigate various crimes.

White House Holiday Warning Identifies Options for Reporting Ransomware

The FBI has a prominent portal for entities to report cybersecurity incidents, but Congress is considering legislation that officials fear could change the current dynamic.

FBI Warns of Ranzy Locker Hacks Against U.S. Companies 

More than 30 firms in various industries have been compromised by the ransomware as of July 2021 as Congress looks to combat the surge of digital attacks. 

Senator Questions TikTok, FBI and DHS Over Spread of Extremist Content

The requests are part of ongoing investigations into the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

LGBTQ+ People of Color Face Greatest Risk from Spike in Hate Crimes. Why Doesn't FBI Data Include Them?

Across the nation, more hate crimes were reported in 2020 than in any year since 2008. Advocates say federal data is missing crucial context that keeps resources from those at the greatest risk.

CISA Encourages Mitigations in Face of OnePercent Group

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency shared an FBI flash report on the group which provides insight into the extent of the ransomware business ecosystem.

FBI Seeks a Vendor to Help with Multiyear IT Modernization Project

The Office of the Chief Information Officer is creating a new contract to help with the IT Modernization Initiative and other major efforts.

FBI Needs a Vendor to Help Manage Data Centers

The law enforcement agency seeks technical and engineering support for five locations spread out across the country.

Federal Agencies Detail Russian Tactics Used in Recent Cyber Intrusions

The FBI, Homeland Security Department and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued an alert on Russian government cyber tradecraft and mitigation techniques for targets.

How the Federal CISO Views Zero Trust

Federal Chief Information Security Officer Chris DeRusha and other federal officials also advocated moving away from siloed cybersecurity budgeting for agencies.

White House Stands Down Coordination Effort on SolarWinds, Microsoft Exchange Hacks

The leading cybersecurity official on the National Security Council shared lessons learned as agencies reach patching goals.